Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Waterfall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Waterfall over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Waterfall Model
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 41 42
Rank change year-on-year +16 +1 -
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 22 39 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.64% 6.81% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.63% 7.56% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £412 £420 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% - -
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £36.14
% change year-on-year -10.00% +10.68% +49.15%

Waterfall is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 332 516 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 85.13% 90.05% 80.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 394 162
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £413 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.02% +8.46%
10th Percentile £308 £301 £163
90th Percentile £515 £518 £438
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 25
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £26.50 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.67% +15.38% -14.75%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.85 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.78 £35.88 £35.00
UK median hourly rate £22.47 £24.02 £22.67
% change year-on-year -6.47% +5.97% +3.03%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Waterfall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Northern Ireland

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Waterfall in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Northern Ireland

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 15 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +17 22 £412 -1.90%
Waterfall
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (81.82%) TDD
2 18 (81.82%) Banking
2 18 (81.82%) Hibernate
2 18 (81.82%) Java
2 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 18 (81.82%) CSS
2 18 (81.82%) Spring
2 18 (81.82%) Degree
2 18 (81.82%) Spring Batch
2 18 (81.82%) Spring Integration
3 16 (72.73%) Gherkin
3 16 (72.73%) Jasmine
3 16 (72.73%) Cucumber
3 16 (72.73%) WebSphere
3 16 (72.73%) Backbone.js
3 16 (72.73%) AngularJS
3 16 (72.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 16 (72.73%) Grunt
3 16 (72.73%) Relational Database
3 16 (72.73%) Bower
3 16 (72.73%) Ajax
3 16 (72.73%) DB2 UDB
3 16 (72.73%) Time Management
3 16 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 16 (72.73%) RESTful
3 16 (72.73%) JSP
3 16 (72.73%) Struts
3 16 (72.73%) Web Services
3 16 (72.73%) XML

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (72.73%) WebLogic
1 16 (72.73%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) FTP
2 3 (13.64%) BGP
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) IPsec
2 3 (13.64%) L2TP
2 3 (13.64%) OpenVPN
2 3 (13.64%) VPN
3 2 (9.09%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (72.73%) DB2
1 16 (72.73%) DB2 UDB
1 16 (72.73%) RDBMS
1 16 (72.73%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (72.73%) Bower
1 16 (72.73%) Cucumber
1 16 (72.73%) Eclipse
1 16 (72.73%) Grunt
1 16 (72.73%) Jasmine
1 16 (72.73%) JUnit
General
1 18 (81.82%) Banking
2 15 (68.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
1 18 (81.82%) Java Developer
2 13 (59.09%) Senior Developer
2 13 (59.09%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Scrum Master
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum Master
5 1 (4.55%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) CSS
1 18 (81.82%) Hibernate
1 18 (81.82%) Spring
1 18 (81.82%) Spring Batch
1 18 (81.82%) Spring Integration
2 16 (72.73%) Ajax
2 16 (72.73%) AngularJS
2 16 (72.73%) Backbone.js
2 16 (72.73%) Gherkin
2 16 (72.73%) JSP
2 16 (72.73%) RESTful
2 16 (72.73%) Struts
2 16 (72.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 16 (72.73%) Web Services
2 16 (72.73%) XML
3 4 (18.18%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (18.18%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) SWIFT
2 3 (13.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
1 3 (13.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (81.82%) TDD
3 16 (72.73%) MVC
3 16 (72.73%) Project Management
3 16 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 16 (72.73%) Time Management
4 4 (18.18%) ETL
5 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
5 3 (13.64%) Microservices
5 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.64%) SOA
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.09%) Network Planning
7 1 (4.55%) Analytics
7 1 (4.55%) Data Analytics
7 1 (4.55%) Kanban
7 1 (4.55%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) Java
1 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 16 (72.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (81.82%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) CCNA
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco